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Say Jim -- Jimbo -- Reboot -- aren't you glad I am not bugging you with this one wink The DirecTV forum seems like a nice bunch of folk and maybe we'll sort this out. I hope so. I bought a new box [HD] first one in many years. My old one was a Plextor and still works. I shouldn't have tempted fate wink

This is the cable I am using. http://www.amazon.com/Directv-H25-Component-Video-Cable/dp/B006R9O2PC/ref=pd_rhf_se_p_t_2

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